Johnny Manziel Accused Of NCAA Violations On Live TV (Video)

Dec 20, 2012; Dallas, Tx, USA; Heisman trophy winning Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel was spotted courtside at the Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks game. During the live broadcast, analyst Steve Kerr called out Manziel for NCAA violations. Mandatory Photo Credit: US Presswire

Texas A&M Aggies quarterback Johnny Manziel has been making the rounds since becoming the first freshman in college football history to be named the Heisman Trophy winner. Most recently, Manziel was spotted courtside during the Miami Heat vs. Dallas Mavericks game.

On Wednesday, December 19th Manziel was also spotted courtside at the Philadelphia 76ers vs. Houston Rockets game.

During the Heat – Mavericks live telecast on December 20th, NBA analyst Steve Kerr decided to call out Johnny Football for how he got his hands on such good seats.

“How does a college kid get courtside seats to a Mavs game?” Kerr said. “Those are expensive seats. I’m just going to throw that out there.”

What Kerr was getting at was that he believes Manziel may have been given those seats as a gift, which would be a clear violation of NCAA rules. It was uncalled for to make those comments publicly without knowing the story behind what happened, but because of the attention this has now received Texas A&M’s compliance office will have to look into how Manziel acquired the tickets.

Here is video of Kerr calling out Manziel for sitting courtside — he even took a shot at the entire Southeastern Conference:

Manziel has already spoken up for himself and sent out this defense on Twitter.

What do you think of Kerr’s accusations and how should Texas A&M handle any possible issue. Impermissible benefits to your star quarterback who just one the Heisman Trophy is definitely an act the NCAA would not take too kindly.

When it is all said and done, Manziel will likely escape this little controversy without any punishment.

Topics: Football, Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M Aggies

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Keith-Smith/1050641215 Keith Smith

    Well, considering there are 4 young people sitting together.. The MORON in the booth never addresses those kids either.. Where did they get the money as well as Manziel? Are they in high school, could it jeopardize their UIL eligibility for school boy athletics?

    To the Announcer : GET A LIFE, YOU ARE NOT IMPORTANT ANYMORE!!!

    • http://twitter.com/JamesDisbrow James Disbrow

      I didn’t know that the other 3 people won the most highly regarded award in college football along with him. sorry but he sort of had a right to wonder how he got the tickets. maybe not on the air but a prolific college player will always get questioned about how they got expensive tickets. take a chill pill kid

      • Agricolas

        His parents should be lining up a good lawyer to take Kerr and his bosses to the cleaners.

      • http://www.facebook.com/people/Joe-Kidd/100000293625376 Joe Kidd

        No, he doesn’t have a right to do that. He has no prior knowledge of how the tickets were acquired, so to speculate is a fairly low form of stupidity. Maybe his dad bought him a freaking ticket.

        It’s this kind of idiocy that has people following recruits and video taping what they drive. Yes, that has happened.

  • http://twitter.com/joeyklare Joey Klare

    won>one.

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